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Rock and Roll : Its History and Stylistic Development - 6th edition

Rock and Roll : Its History and Stylistic Development (ISBN10: 0136010687; ISBN13: 9780136010685)
ISBN13: 978-0136010685
ISBN10: 0136010687

Summary: This interesting book presents a history of rock and roll from its roots through its current trends. It gives a comprehensive analytical insight into the various musical styles of rock, providing thorough historical detail and discussing the social context of each style as it developed, from the early 1950s through the 60s, 70s, 80s, and today. Giving comprehensive historical detail and social context, this book places special emphasis on rock as a musical style, dea ...show moreling with each parameter of music (rhythm, harmony, melody, form, and texture) as it applies to rock music. It covers such topics as the roots of rock, rock and roll as an emerging force, the Fifties, the Sixties, the Beatles, the British Invasion, folk music and folk rock, soul and Motown, San Francisco, jazz and art rock, the Seventies, the Eighties, and recent trends and developments. For anyone interested in a comprehensive book about the history of rock and roll, including those in the music industry, such as disc jockeys, rock music writers, and promoters. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 6TH 09
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Year Published: 2009
International: No

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